Ovide Dosage

Generic name: malathion topical
Drug class: Topical anti-infectives

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  LOTION: 0.5%

Pediculosis capitis

[apply x1]
Info: leave on x8-12h; may repeat in 7-9 days

Pediculosis pubis

[apply x1]
Info: leave on x8-12h; may repeat in 9-10 days; not 1st-line agent

Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  LOTION: 0.5%

Pediculosis capitis

[6 yo and older]
Dose: apply x1; Info: leave on x8-12h; may repeat in 7-9 days

*Pediculosis pubis

[adolescents]
Dose: apply x1; Info: leave on x8-12h; may repeat in 9-10 days; not 1st-line agent

 

SRC: NLM .